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Author Insights: After a Year of Planning, Initiative to Probe the Brain Moving Forward

A major federally funded project designed to unlock the mysteries of the brain is under way and, after a year of planning, the initiative’s focus has begun to sharpen. 556 more words

Neurology

Did I Do That? Distinguishing Real from Imagined Actions

If you’re like most people, you spend a great deal of your time remembering past events and planning or imagining events that may happen in the future. 1,314 more words

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Clearer Diagnosis of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Functional PET imaging to show that levels of neuroinflammation, or inflammation of the nervous system, are higher in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome than in healthy people, research has shown.

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Neuroscience

Most Comprehensive Wiring Diagram of the Mammalian Brain Yet

Researchers have published the first comprehensive, large-scale data set on how the brain of a mammal is wired, providing a groundbreaking data resource and fresh insights into how the nervous system processes information.

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Neuroscience

Positive and Negative Thinkers' Brains Revealed

The ability to stay positive when times get tough – and, conversely, of being negative – may be hardwired in the brain, finds new research led by a Michigan State University psychologist.

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Movies Synchronize Brains

When we watch a movie, our brains react to it immediately in a way similar to other people’s brains.

Researchers at Aalto University in Finland have succeeded in developing a method fast enough to observe immediate changes in the function of the brain even when watching a movie.

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Neuroscience

Neuroimaging in cannabis use

Neuroimaging is a relatively new discipline in medicine. Various techniques are used for imaging structure and function of brain. This study focuses on the changes in brain physical structure and functional effects caused by consumption of cannabis. 918 more words

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